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Donald McIntosh POTTS

Regimental number2760
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
OccupationTally clerk
AddressBorlaise Street, Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C H Potts, Borlaise Street, Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row d, Grave No. 36), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Clarence and Maud POTTS. Native of Willoughby, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFather: 3880 Pte Clarence Henry POTTS, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; Brothers: 709 Sergeant Alexander Henry POTTS, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 June 1916; Lt Clarence McIntosh POTTS, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; Hector POTTS, Submarine Branch, Royal Australian Navy, returned to Australia.

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